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How Google is quietly influencing medicine

KevinMD

With nearly 80 percent of internet users searching online for health-related information, it’s no wonder the catchphrase “Dr. Google” has caught on, to the delight of many searchers and the dismay of many real doctors. What’s received little attention from physicians or the public is the company’s quiet metamorphosis into a.Read more. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT Public Health & Policy

All of Us enrollees can now share health data from their Fitbit accounts with researchers

Mobi Health News

The Fitbit BYOD program is the first digital health initiative launched within the NIH's project to build a longitudinal database of 1 million Americans

Proteus' digital pill is now delivering chemotherapy

Mobi Health News

The sensor-embedded pill will be used to treat and monitor colorectal cancer patients receiving care at Fairview Health Services

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A Smarter Home for Healthy Living at CES 2019….and a nod to Microsoft

Health Populi

Health begins at home. I found evidence for that, beyond my own N of 1 understanding, in a research article published in the U K in 2000 by Lyn Harrison and Frances Heywood.

Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Another Update to the FDA’s Pre-Certification Model

Medical Connectivity

The FDA has released a January 2019 update to its working model of the precertification program (Pre-Cert) for software that is a medical device (SaMD).

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Three 2019 trends presaged at JP Morgan week

Mobi Health News

Social determinants of health, platform plays, and big data were three standout trends

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In U.S. Health Care, It’s Still the Prices, Stupid – But Transparency and Consumer Behavior Aren’t Working As Planned

Health Populi

I’m glad to be getting back to health economic issues after spending the last couple of weeks firmly focused on consumers, digital health technologies and CES 2019.

Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new! I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world.

“Revolutionizing” Healthcare: How Non-Traditional Players are Shaking Up the Sector

Healthcare Informatics

Could consolidation and contentment among major healthcare stakeholders—both on the provider and vendor fronts—open the door for new disruptors with innovative solutions

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Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Google pays $40M to Fossil for mystery smartwatch tech, reportedly from Misfit

Mobi Health News

The deal includes undisclosed intellectual property as well as some R&D personnel

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Ten More Technology Offerings from CES 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

CES 2019 – Gone but certainly not forgotten. Multiple blog posts and articles have surfaced since CES 2019 – including some offerings that should be recapped here. No doubt they would have been viewed in person with more time and better tennis shoes at the Sands Convention Center.

Can technology mitigate physician burnout?

Morning eHealth

Atul Gawande backs out of HIMSS — More Apple Watch news

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Walgreens, Microsoft Ink Strategic Deal to “Transform Healthcare Delivery”

Healthcare Informatics

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are joining forces on a major seven-year healthcare partnership that will aim to make healthcare delivery more personal, affordable and accessible

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Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Patients more willing to seek care if they can see cost on smartphone

Mobi Health News

A healthcare and technology survey found that 80 percent of respondents would be more likely to visit a doctor or seek treatment if they could see out-of-pocket cost on their smartphone.

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Yes, Screen your Children for Presymptomatic Diabetes!

Insulin Nation

We spoke with Marian Rewers, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine and Executive Director, Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

When You Have to Break Confidentiality as a Therapist

TheraNest

When Can Client Confidentiality be Broken? As a therapist, your relationship with your clients has therapeutic, economic, and legal dimensions. These relationships are governed by laws which require confidentiality on your part as a therapist.

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Ten More Technology Offerings from CES 2019 -- Beyond Gadgets

Aging in Place Technology Watch

CES 2019 – Gone but certainly not forgotten. Multiple blog posts and articles have surfaced since CES 2019 – including some offerings that should be recapped here. No doubt they would have been viewed in person with more time and better tennis shoes at the Sands Convention Center.

Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

How blockchain helps to ensure continuity of care

Mobi Health News

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Telehealth Reimbursement: Legally and Ethically Practicing Over State Lines Using a Consultative Model

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) is honored to bring you the first of a series of video moments to advance your understanding of telebehavioral health, telemental health, and distance counseling. This first TBHI video training segment was recently recorded at one … Read more.

UK Digital Health company TestCard wins 'Top Emerging Tech' Award at CES 2019

Lloyd Price

UK Medtech TestCard basked in the glory of star status at the world's most important (and biggest) trade fair this week; CES (Consumer Electronics Show).

CVS CEO’s vision for health

Morning eHealth

ONC posts 2019 interoperability reference — Do we know how to use AI responsibly in health

Teladoc adds back health tool for members

Mobi Health News

Teladoc teamed up with Telespine to give members videos and exercise programs that target lower back health.

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Top Digital Healthcare Trends for 2019

Appian

As 2019 kicks off, it’s safe to say there are going to be a few trends leading the way in the digital health space. When you look across the board at these trends, the majority have a common theme: Improving Patient and Member Outcomes.

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The Digital Health Hype Cycle 2019

Lloyd Price

For the third year in a row I would like to share my thoughts on what I see as the cutting edge, emerging, developing and mature technologies from around the digital health world visualised in a "Digital Health Hype Cycle 2019" infographic. (My

Telemedicine still little used for substance abuse treatment

Morning eHealth

Digital Service seeks seamless vet experience during Cerner install — Techies skeptical of Medicaid block grant

NHS Chair Lord Prior talks challenges, opportunities of digital health tech

Mobi Health News

Part of the NHS's new 10-year plan is to make the organisation a testbed for new health tech, such as the portal-like HealthTechConnect

How would you like to change HIPAA?

Health Blawg

HIPAA, everyone’s favorite scapegoat for all (OK, most) of the ills of the modern healthcare-industrial complex, is perpetually called out as being in dire need of a rewrite. Well, that moment has arrived (maybe).

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